Information System Design Space for Sustainability

  • Moyen Mohammad MustaquimEmail author
  • Tobias Nyström
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9073)


The interdisciplinary nature of human-computer interaction (HCI) makes it possible to contribute towards an improved thinking in design and the process of information system designs. It is, however, a challenging aim, because the transformation of different gathered knowledge from HCI to information system designers is not easy, there being multiple design solutions available. In this paper a design space for designing an information system aimed at sustainability is introduced and discussed. The design space could be seen as part of a new design process, or correlating with an existing design setting and consisting of nine different components that are explored elaborately through a design space analysis. Differently selected dimensions of the proposed design space imitate knowledge from HCI and the result thus reflects a support for successfully transferring knowledge from HCI to the information system (IS) designers for improving a design process.


Information system design space Sustainability Design space 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Uppsala UniversityUppsalaSweden

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